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boiling point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
key study
Study period:
2010-11-09 to 2010-12-01
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Study conducted in compliance with agreed protocols, with no or minor deviations from standard test guidelines and/or minor methodological deficiencies, which do not affect the quality of relevant results.
according to guideline
OECD Guideline 103 (Boiling point/boiling range)
according to guideline
EU Method A.2 (Boiling Temperature)
according to guideline
EPA OPPTS 830.7220 (Boiling Point / Boiling Range)
GLP compliance:
yes (incl. QA statement)
Date of Inspection: 17 & 18 March 2008 Date of Signature: 23 June 2008
Type of method:
method according to Siwoloboff
Key result
Boiling pt.:
322 °C
Atm. press.:
101.325 kPa
Remarks on result:
other: The atmospheric pressure at the time of the experiment was 96.24 kPa (Meteo Suisse). A correction of the temperature to normalised pressure (101.325 kPa) was made.

Accuracy checking

The accuracy of the instrument was checked by determining the melting point of a certified sample of benzoic acid (certified melting point: 122.1 °C ± 0.2 °C)> the results were:

First determination: 122.3 °C

Second determination: 122.4 °C

Boiling point determination

First determination: observed boiling point: 319.2 °C

Second determination: observed boiling point: 319.4 °C

Correction to normalised pressure

The determination of this correction factor was made using the Sidney Young equation, as recommended in OECD guideline 103.

The boiling point of the test substance was determined according to guidelines OECD guideline 103, EC method A.2 and EPA OPPTS 830.7220. The boiling point of the test substance was found to be 595 K (322 °C).
Executive summary:

The boiling point of Benzyl Salicylate was measured according to OECD Guideline No. 103 (principle according to Siwoloboff). The result can be expressed as follows:

The boiling point of Benzyl Salicylate: 595 K (322 °C).

Description of key information

Boiling point is 322 °C (595 K) (OECD 103)

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Boiling point at 101 325 Pa:
322 °C

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